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From Edward Blyth   [after 3 February 1868]

Summary

Recommends J. Scott’s paper on crossing varieties of Verbascum.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 3 Feb 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5750

From Edward Blyth   6 February 1868

Summary

Discusses the origin and characters of sheep breeds, particularly the merino.

Reports observations on reversion to wild type in canary mules

and lists some animals that show a unique development restricted to one side of their bodies.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 212
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5845

From Edward Blyth   11 February 1868

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Corrects some facts and gives further information on some points for the 2d ed. of Variation.

Specific distinctions among animals.

Cercopithecus of Africa contrasted with the Cebus of South America.

Notes on domestic fowls and their ancestors.

Slow growth of wild animals compared with domestic varieties.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 80: B169a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5861
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